at DoubleTree by Hilton (Stapleton) benefiting CNI-Colorado Neurological Society at 6 p.m.
This year’s CNI Gala “Home Sweet Home” attracted more than 350 guests who enjoyed a silent auction marketplace, cocktails and a live auction at Stapleton’s DoubleTree Hilton on Saturday, October 3.
CNI Staff Member and actress Debra Bandstra served as emcee while Executive Director Tami Lack and Betsy Mathies reviewed the year’s achievements and thanked donors. Live music was performed by the Rocky Mountain String Band and Auctioneer Jim Berz of Wow Events Denver oversaw live auction duties.
Event Co-Chairs were Dr. Michael and Courtney Pearlman and the CNI “Community Champion” Honorees were Don and Arlene Johnson.
The annual CNI Gala is a celebration of patients and caregivers. Physician and research associates provide coordinated care with wrap-around support systems to neurological patients and caregivers across the region.
The annual event promotes CNI’s efforts to help individuals with neurological conditions such as ALS, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s, multiple sclerosis, and hearing disorders. CNI’s mission is to ensure quality of life possible through clinical research, patient services and education.
For more information visit: www.thecni.org
Sam Westmoreland, Elise Flores, John Flores
Alison Talbert, Sheila Kutzer
Pete Purchase, Kate McCarthy, Carly Purchase, Melissa Garth
Dr. Peter Ricci, Florence Ricci, Tami Hand, Dr. David Kelso
Lorraine Salazar, Doug Tisdale, Susan Stiff
Tami Lack and Board President LaRae Dodson
Michelle Whaley, Tami Lack
Melissa Romsdahl and Genevieve Laca surprised with a live auction winner
Jim Ramsey, Steve Roper
Kate Martin, Jules Kelty
Lorraine Salazar, Denise Belluci, Katie Moehler
Nicole Martens, Melissa Romsdahl, Steve Schultz
Nicole Martens, Sara Hanrahan, Andrea Elmquist
Dr. Michael and Courtney Pearlman
The theme for this year’s CNI Gala was “Home Sweet Home”
Sue Kenfield, Steve and Marla Roper
Genevieve Laca presents live auction winner with jewelry
Tami Lack and Englewood Mayor Randy Penn
Tami Lack and Betsy Mathies
Amanda and Dave Anderson
Arlene Johnson and husband Don Johnson received the Community Champion Award
HealthOne, Swedish Medical Center, Wells Fargo, Cochlear, RIA Radiology Imaging, US World Meds, Craig Hospital, Littleton Adventist Hospital, Swedish Medical Center Auxiliary, Tommyknocker
Jim Berz (woweventsdenver.com)
Development Director: Genevieve Laca; Tami Lack, Troy Talbert, Betsy Mathies, Tyler Quintana, Ashley Fricks-Gleason, Jeremy Gleason, Barbara Parks, Jim Parks, Lorre Gibson, Dr. Michael Pearlman, Courtney Scantin, LaRae Dodson, Linda Biery
Board of Directors:
LaRae Dodson, 2014-2015 CNI Board President Vice President Real Estate & Fleet, CenturyLink / Adrienne Ruston Fitzgibbons Community Volunteer & Philanthropist / Ashley Fricks-Gleason, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology & Neuroscience, Regis University / Molly Hagan Vice President, Strategic Planning, HealthONE / Adam Hebb, MD CNI Affiliate, Colorado Brain & Spine Institute / David Kelsall, MD CNI Affiliate, Rocky Mountain Ear Center, President of Medical Advisory Board / Tami Lack, MA, CFRE Executive Director, Colorado Neurological Institute / Steve Lantz Partner, SVCapital / Betsy Mathies Community Leader & Advocate in PD / Anthony Palizzi Co-Founder, Managing Partner & CEO, Eintero, LLC / Owner & President, 4Momentum, LLC Diane Reinhard, RN, BSN, MBA VP Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer, Craig Hospital / Courtney Scantlin Attorney / Greg Seal President, Seal Financial Services, Inc. / Troy Talbert Senior VP, First Commercial Bank of Englewood / Inyata Williams Financial Planner & Personal Trainer / Ellen Winkler Wink, Inc., Drumbeat, Battery621 and INDUSTRY